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There's this confidence and presence that we naturally have. We hold on to that type of stuff as kids and you don't realize it until we get older. McFadden explains that when it came to the invention of color film — developed to be used by the public and taken to a lab — "the technician worked off a reference card with a perfectly balanced portrait of a pale-skinned woman. It just kinda happened. It happens with any shade of brown skin. Inspired by a trip to Kenya, the Guinean photographer wanted to showcase the beauty of Kenyan women and the breathtaking nature of dark-skinned women, specifically.
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It just kinda happened. A woman with a vision empowers an empire of women to do more, see more and to be more! A glorious masterpiece created by God himself. The result: a series of captivating portraits that reveal the struggles and the joys that these women face on a daily basis. Over on Buzzfeed, writer and photographer Syreeta McFadden eloquently, thoughtfully and patiently breaks down the problem: Photography has an "inherited bias" against dark skin. Also shows how much dark skin is still being exoticised by the media.
It's called "skin tone memory bias. Girls will have role models to look up to and see a dark-skinned woman on TV as opposed to only fair-skinned women. Cianne is a beautiful Liberian model. I grew up as a black girl in a predominately white environment. It was almost like if Instagram came to life and there was a "like" button in person. Year after year, black people were left off of the Vanity Fair Hollywood issue, and one defense that popped up was that it's hard to shoot black people and white people at the same time.